Academic Education

Academic Education

HiSet | High School Equivalency Test

Register to Earn Your High School Diploma

High School Diploma and High School Equivalency (ASE)

Are you interested in earning your high school diploma or a high school equivalency certificate (HiSET® or TASC®)? Do you need to work on your skills for career training or employment? With our Adult Secondary Education (ASE) program, students can complete a-g approved* high school courses in traditional classes (learn with a class), individualized labs (learn at your own pace), or independent study classes (learn at home). DACE counselors review student transcripts and provide options for earning a high school diploma or high school equivalency certificate. Click here to see the Diploma Plus Program requirements.

Learn:

      • Academic reading skills (determining point of view, analyzing arguments, evaluating evidence)
      • Academic writing skills (structuring essays, developing arguments, citing evidence)
      • academic math skills (Algebra 1, Geometry)
      • Academic habits of mind
      • Test-taking skills

Our Adult Secondary Education Students

      • Prepare for a high school equivalency test (HiSET®, GED®, TASC®)
      • Earn high school diplomas
      • Make up missing high school credits
      • Prepare for college
      • Prepare for career training
      • Prepare for employment
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HiSET | High School Equivalency Tests Schedules

Schedule:

Thursdays | To be announced

Time : 8:00 am to 1:00 pm

 

Adults may earn a High School Equivalency Certificate by taking the High School Equivalency Test (HiSET)

Harbor Occupational Center 740 N. Pacific Avenue • San Pedro, CA 90731
For more information call (310) 241-4800

    • The first step is to take a placement test.
      • Students may enroll in test preparation classes at any time. The test is available in English or Spanish.
      • Study for the HiSET by taking a preparation course.
    • Must be at least 17 years 10 months of age to take the HiSET.
    • Prior to Registration: Create a Profile/Account at www.hiset.ets.org/test_takers on the HiSET website.
      • A personal active email account is required to receive your ETS Number and test information.
      • To Register for the Test You Need:
        • 1. Your ETS Number (sent to your personal e-mail account).
        • 2. A valid photo ID (i.e. Government-issued driver’s license, Passport, CA State ID card, Military ID card, Consular, or Adult School ID)
        • 3. Cash or money order accepted for payment. Money orders payable to: Harbor Occupational Center.

For more information call (310) 241-4800
* Ask how you can get a voucher for free testing.

También ofrecemos el examen HiSET en español. Pregunte cómo puede obtener un pase gratis para el examen.

Test takers must register no later than 3 business days prior to test date.

Paper-Based Testing

Full Battery $175/Retest $30 per subtest

Schedule:

Thursdays | To be announced

Time : 8:00 am to 1:00 pm

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Computer-Based Testing

Full Battery $150/Retest $30 per subtest

Every Thursday 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. (Dates subject to change)

For More Information Call (310) 241-4800

Accelerated College and Career Transition (AC2T)

This program targets youth and young adults (ages 16 – 24) who have exited high school and seek to complete their high school diploma.

SAN PEDRO SKILLS CENTER 920 West 36th Street • San Pedro, CA 90731 • Phone (310) 241-4800
Remote Online Learning Accelerated College & Career Transition Instructor | Adame
Remote Online Learning Accelerated College & Career Transition Instructor | Suhre

 

Individualized Instruction ( I.I. Lab)

Courses are offered through individualized instruction at Learning Centers where different study programs that meet the individual needs of learners are available. Classes may be completed at the student’s pace.

Individualized Instruction Lab Courses offered:

*Algebra 1A (31 – 02 – 70)
*Algebra 1B (31 – 02 – 71)
Biology/1/Life Science (36 – 09 – 73)
Biology/2/Life Science (36 – 09 – 74)
*Economics (37 – 09 – 71)
English 1 (23 – 09 – 71)
English 2 (23 – 09 – 72)
English 3 (23 – 10 – 73)
English 4 (23 – 10 – 74)
English Composition/Contemporary (23 – 11 – 75)
*English Composition/Expository (23 – 12 – 77)
Fine Arts/The Visual Arts (20 – 09 – 52) (Not A – G Approved)
High School Equivalency Test Preparation Test-Taking Strategies (30 – 50 – 75)
General Science/Integrated 1 (36 – 09 – 51)
General Science/Integrated 2 (36 – 09 – 52)
*Geometry 1A (31 – 03 – 71)
*Geometry 1B (31 – 03 – 72)
*Health (36 – 05 – 74)
*Life Skills (37 – 04 – 77)
Literature/American (23 – 11 – 76)
Literature/Modern (23 – 12 – 78)
Math 1 (53 – 03 – 75)10:15a – 12:15p
Math 2 (53 – 03 – 76)
Math 3 (53 – 03 – 77)
Parent Education (37 – 04 – 78)
*Psychology (37 – 04 – 74)
*U.S. Government (37 – 06 – 70)
*U.S. History/1 (37 – 01 – 70)
*U.S. History/2 (37 – 01 – 71)
World History/1 (37 – 02 – 71)
World History/2 (37 – 02 – 72)


*Available On-Line in the I.I. Lab 

HARBOR OCCUPATIONAL CENTER 740 North Pacific Avenue, San Pedro, CA 90731 • Phone (310) 241-4800
Remote Online Learning II Lab Instructor | Macias
Remote Online Learning II Lab Instructor | Macias
Remote Online Learning II Lab Instructor | Choi-Milling
Remote Online Learning Math Lab Instructor | Chedotte
Remote Online Learning Math Lab Instructor2 | Chedotte
Remote Online Learning Math Lab Instructor | Chedotte
Remote Online Learning II Lab Instructor | Suhre
BANNING ADULT LEARNING CENTER 1527 Lakme Avenue • Wilmington, CA 90744 • Phone (310) 241-4800• Fax (310) 847-3791
Remote Online Learning II Lab Instructor | Macias
SAN PEDRO ADULT LEARNING CENTER 950 West Santa Cruz St., San Pedro, CA 90731 • Phone (310) 241-4800 • Fax (310) 847-3791
Remote Online Learning II Lab Instructor | Hosking
Remote Online Learning II Lab Instructor | Hosking
Remote Online Learning II Lab Instructor | Pagdilao

Adult Independent Study (AIS)

Adult Independent Study (AIS) offers home study for the high school diploma program. Adult and high school concurrent students complete assignments at home and meet with an instructor on a weekly basis for assistance and testing. The first step is to take a placement test. A minimum of 10.0 Reading level is required to participate. A refundable deposit of $40 is charged at the time of registration. See a counselor for more information.

Adult Independent Study Courses Offered :

*Expository Composition/Expository (231277)
Modern Literature (231278)
*U.S. Government
*U.S. History/1
*U.S. History/2
*Economics
Parenting
Psychology
*Health
*HiSET Distance Learning


*Available On-Line in the I.I. Lab 

HARBOR OCCUPATIONAL CENTER 740 North Pacific Avenue, San Pedro, CA 90731 • Phone (310) 241-4800
Remote Online Learning AIS Instructor | Choi-Milling
Remote Online Learning AIS Instructor | Choi-Milling
Remote Online Learning AIS Instructor | Macias
BANNING HIGH SCHOOL – BANNING ADULT LEARNING CENTER 1527 Lakme Avenue • Wilmington, CA 90744 • Phone (310) 241-4800• Fax (310) 847-3791
Remote Online Learning AIS Instructor | Macias
SAN PEDRO ADULT LEARNING CENTER 950 West Santa Cruz St., San Pedro, CA 90731 • Phone (310) 241-4800 • Fax (310) 847-3791
Remote Online Learning AIS AIS Office | Hosking
Remote Online Learning AIS Instructor | Pagdilao

High School Credit Recovery Program

After regular school, high school students may enroll in classes to make-up credits toward the high school diploma. Placement testing and a Concurrent Enrollment Waiver Permit are required for enrollment.

 

HARBOR OCCUPATIONAL CENTER 740 North Pacific Avenue, San Pedro, CA 90731 • Phone (310) 241-4800
Remote Online Learning II Lab Instructor | Choi-Milling
BANNING HIGH SCHOOL – BANNING ADULT LEARNING CENTER 1527 Lakme Avenue • Wilmington, CA 90744 • Phone (310) 241-4800• Fax (310) 847-3791
Remote Online Learning II Lab Instructor | Macias
Remote Online Learning II Lab Instructor | Pagdilao

Adult Basic Education (ABE)

Students needing to advance in their reading, writing and math skills based on entrance placement testing or identified need, may enroll in targeted subject areas.

Adult Basic Education (ABE) Courses offered:

Reading 2 (53-03-65)
Reading 3 (53-03-66)
Math 1 (53-03-75)
Math 2 (53-03-76)
Math 3 (53-03-77)
Basic Language Arts Beginning (530381)
Basic Language Arts Intermediate (530382)
Basic Language Arts3 Advanced (530383)

 

HARBOR OCCUPATIONAL CENTER 740 North Pacific Avenue, San Pedro, CA 90731 • Phone (310) 241-4800
Remote Online Learning Reading 2,3 Instructor | Mendez
Remote Online Learning Math 1, 2, 3 Instructor | Chedotte
Remote Online Learning Math 1, 2, 3 Instructor | Chedotte
Remote Online Learning VABE Math Instructor | Chedotte
Remote Online Learning Math 1, 2, 3 Instructor | Chedotte
Remote Online Learning Basic Language Arts Instructor | Morris
Remote Online Learning Reading 1, 2, 3 Instructor | Staff
BANNING HIGH SCHOOL – BANNING ADULT LEARNING CENTER 1527 Lakme Avenue • Wilmington, CA 90744 • Phone (310) 241-4800• Fax (310) 847-3791
Remote Online Learning Reading 2, 3 Instructor | Mendez
Remote Online Learning Math 1, 2, 3 Instructor | Macias
SAN PEDRO ADULT LEARNING CENTER 950 West Santa Cruz St., San Pedro, CA 90731 • Phone (310) 241-4800 • Fax (310) 847-3791
Remote Online Learning Reading 2, 3 AIS Office | Hosking
Remote Online Learning Basic Language Arts Instructor | Staff
Remote Online Learning Math 1, 2, 3 Instructor | Hosking
Remote Online Learning Math 1, 2, 3 Instructor | Pagdilao